UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ray vs Hornbuckle

1,569

CageRank

WINNER
Hornbuckle

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
80% chance Hornbuckle
WILL WIN

1,813

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hornbuckle
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.3 More than 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.1 vs 7.5 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Courtney Ray
From what we can tell, Dan Hornbuckle dominates Courtney Ray in every way.
Hornbuckle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ray’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hornbuckle
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hornbuckle has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hornbuckle has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hornbuckle is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Ray on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hornbuckle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Courtney
Ray
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ray is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ray is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ray is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hornbuckle 7.4
fighter Ray 7.5
Great knockouts by Ray
Round 1 Mar 24, 2007 vs Morse
Round 0 Nov 18, 2006 vs Taylor
Round 1 Sep 09, 2006 vs Morse

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hornbuckle 7.7
fighter Ray 6.8
Great submissions by Hornbuckle
Round 1 May 20, 2010 vs Carl
Round 1 Apr 22, 2010 vs Stinson
Round 1 Mar 29, 2008 vs Buckland

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hornbuckle 8.1
fighter Ray 7.7
Fast finishes by Hornbuckle
151 seconds May 20, 2010 vs Carl
390 seconds Sep 23, 2009 vs Thompson
770 seconds Aug 02, 2009 vs Gono
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,6611,861
1,6371,885
March 24, 2007HOOKnSHOOT - Live
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,5331,776
1,5131,796
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hornbuckle
legend Ray
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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